5:33 am

  Local News
  State / National / World
  Opinion / Letters
  Arts / Entertainment
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  DJ Designers
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
Suggested payment for college athletes
July 12, 2014, 05:00 AM


The following proposal is an attempt to solve the question of “paying college athletes.” The pay would apply to college football — Division I teams only. To qualify for compensation, a varsity football player must complete a four-year program and must graduate with a degree. On that basis, payment would include a six-month season, starting with August through January. Compensation would include $2,000 per month for a six-month season, totaling $12,000. Completion of four years would total $48,000. The payment is in the form of an insurance policy, payable at the completion of four seasons. A total of $48,000 insurance policy would start at graduation time. The “policy” must remain in force for 20 years. At that time, the “policy” can be cashed out. By this time, the cash can be used for offset college expenses.

This compensation offer would only apply to the football program. Other sports would apply in the future, based upon the success of this football program. Of course, this plan would be subject to fine-tuning. Also, the legality of this program should be established.

Armand Sanzio

San Mateo



Tags: would, program, football, month, college, compensation,

Other stories from today:

Suggested payment for college athletes
Water wars
Obama’s deficit in statesmanship

Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
Return To Archives

Daily Journal Quick Poll
Who will win the World Series this year?

The Cardinals
The Cubs
The Rangers
The Astros
The Mets
The Dodgers
The Blue Jays
The Royals



©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County politics